Spring 2010 Magazine



Spring 2010 Regional Events and News

EVENTS:

ALBUQUERQUE

ALBUQUERQUE ANIMAL WELFARE
2nd Annual Fetch-a-Palooza
Albuquerque Journal Center grounds, 7777 Jefferson NE, Albuquerque. Saturday and Sunday, April 24-25, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Fetch-a-Palooza is a two-day adoption event with animals from New Mexico rescues and shelters. Last year's Fetch-a-Palooza found homes for over 600 animals.
Be Kind To Animals Week Poster Contest
March 17-April 17 at 6:00 p.m.
The contest is open to all 9 and 10 year olds living within the Albuquerque city limits. Posters should show ways to be kind to animals. For further information contact: Susie Smith, Dog Mom, abqdogmom@msn.com, 505-293-3934 or check the PETroglyphs website.

ALBUQUERQUE CAT ACTION TEAM (A.C.A.T.)
A.C.A.T. Yard Sale
June 5-6. Donations are being accepted on Tuesdays beginning April 20 from 5:00 p.m.-6:50 p.m. and Sundays beginning April 25 from 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. at ABQ Mini Storage, 4715 McLeod NE, west of San Mateo on McLeod. Call voice mail at 505-323-2228 or email: Mail@AlbCat.com if you are interested in donating, volunteering at the yard sale or sitting at the storage unit for donations.
Raffle
Sunday, August 22. We are looking for raffle prize donations. Please ask anyone you know who owns a restaurant, salon, entertainment venue, etc. if they would like to donate. A.C.A.T. is a nonprofit organization, all donations are tax free. We are asking help selling tickets as well. Visit the A.C.A.T. website at www.albcat.com, download tickets, make copies and sell them to everyone you know. Call 505-323-2228 or email Mail@AlbCat.com with questions.
Cookies & Cats
Saturday, June 19, 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Cravin' Cookies, 10420 4th St. NW (north of Alameda on 4th). Come have coffee, cookies, cake and cat gifts. Call 505-323-2228 or email Mail@AlbCat.com with questions.

ANIMAL HUMANE NEW MEXICO
Buy A Cookie, Save A Pet
Animal Humane New Mexico, Flying Star Cafe and Satellite Coffee are teaming up for the sixth annual "Buy a Cookie, Save a Pet" campaign. During the month of April, all Flying Star Cafe and Satellite Coffee locations will sell the cookies. Flying Star is committed to raising $25,000 for Animal Humane New Mexico to support their efforts to save and improve the lives of homeless pets.
Fetch-a-palooza
Saturday and Sunday, April 24-25, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Journal Center grounds, 7777 Jefferson NE.
Tour for Life Adoption Event
Saturday, April 30, Coronado Center (Louisiana Blvd.)
Join Animal Humane and North Shore Animal League to find your best pet ever! Every year, North Shore Animal League travels the nation bringing its life-saving mission on the road to help find homes for hundreds of orphaned dogs, cats, puppies and kittens and to raise public awareness concerning the plights of all shelter pets.
Furry Fiesta Adopt-a-thon
Saturday, May 15, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Cottonwood Mall
Annual Spring adoption event. All adoptions include spay/neuter, vaccinations, and a microchip. Sponsored by VCA Animal Hospitals. For more information contact www.animalhumanenm.org.
Animal Humane's Mobile Adoption Unit
For a schedule of stops check at www.animalhumanenm.org or call 505-255-5523.

NEW MEXICO ANIMAL FRIENDS
NMAF's 3rd Annual Fur Bowl
Lucky 66 Bowl, 6132 4th St. NW, Albuquerque
May 2, 2:00-3:00 p.m. - lane assignments, 3:00-6:00 p.m. bowling begins. $25 per person ($100 per team). This year lane sponsorships are available (sign provided) for $250. Door prizes, food, raffle. Contact office at 881-7297 or register online at www.nmafinc.org (PayPal available).
NMAF Benefit Yard Sale
May 15 starting at 8:00 a.m.. 14105 Mesita Cliff Rd. NE, Albuquerque Contact office 881-7297 if you have items to donate.

PET LOSS SUPPORT GROUPS
Pre-registration required; each session is $20, sliding scale fee available. For information, contact Ann Beyke M.A., LPC at petlosscounselor@aol.com or 505-265-3087.
First Monday of the month - 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Sunset Memorial Park, 925 Menaul NE, Albuquerque
Second Tuesday of the month - 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
VCA Veterinary Care Animal Hospital and Referral Center, 9901 Montgomery NE, Albuquerque
Fourth Wednesday of the month - 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
The Source, 1111 Carlisle SE, Albuquerque
Third Saturday of the month - 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Animal Humane New Mexico, 615 Virginia St. SE, Albuquerque

SANTA FE

KINDRED SPIRITS
Spring Open House
Saturday and Sunday, May 5-6, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.. Each day offers talks/demonstrations by some of our wellness care providers on canine massage, veterinary case studies on common problems, senior animal care, animal communication, chiropractic care and homeopathy. Check website: www.KindredSpiritsNM.org for demonstration times and directions.
Spring 2010 Workshop
This will deal with end of life care and wellness care. Check their website for information as it becomes available.

SANTA FE ANIMAL SHELTER & HUMANE SOCIETY
Buy A Cookie, Save A Pet
During the month of April, Flying Star Santa Fe will sell special cookies to support the Santa Fe Animal Shelter & Humane Society. $1 from each cookie sale will be donated to SFAS&HS to support their mission of helping homeless animals.
Paws for a Cause 5K Walk & Run
May 8, Alto Park
Run starts at 9:00 a.m. Walk starts at 9:30 a.m. Registration starts April 1st. Contact Kerry at events@sfhumanesociety.org for more information on registration and sponsorships.
Motoring for Mutts
May 22, 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
A fantastic car show to support the pet food needs of SFAS&HS. Registration fee is waived. We ask that you bring as much dog or cat food as you can. Purina Chow Brand preferred. More details and information at www.sfhumanesociety.org.

CROWNPOINT
Crownpoint All-Mutt Dog Show
April 17, 10:30 a.m.
Crownpoint Community School Housing Park, Crownpoint, NM, (follow the signs). Have fun with your kids and dogs. Join the contests for biggest dog, smallest dog, most obedient, least obedient, best bark.

NEWS:

Animal Humane New Mexico
Animal Humane opened a new adoption center at 9132 Montgomery NE (between Wyoming and Eubank). It is open from 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. seven days a week. This location will be for adoptions only. There won't be any intakes here. Adoption fees range from $50-$135 which includes spay/neuter, shots, microchip and licenses. Dogs older than 6 months will have gone through behavior and personality testing. The phone number is 505-323-7387.

The House Rabbit Society New Mexico (HRS New Mexico) is now an official chapter of the House Rabbit Society, an international rabbit rescue organization based in Richmond, CA with chapters and locations throughout the world. HRS New Mexico works to help rabbits who need homes in the Albuquerque area. To learn more about rabbits as house pets or to see the rabbits available for adoption visit: www.rabbit.org/newmexico or contact Bill Velasquez at: bill@rabbit.org or by phone at 505-435-9916.


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